Mountain Blue-eyed Grass

a photo of mountain blue-eyed grass
Mountain blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium montanum) is not really
a grass, but a member of the iris family. Its long, narrow,
parallel-veined leaves are the cause of the confusion.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517


(970) 586-1206
Through winter, the Information Office is open 8:00 am–4:30 pm Mon–Fri. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970) 586-1222.

Contact Us